Skip to main content

Table 3 Precipitants of hyperglycaemic emergencies

From: Clinical features, predictive factors and outcome of hyperglycaemic emergencies in a developing country

Precipitating factor No(Frequency)
Poor drug compliance 49 (44.1%)
Undiagnosed DM 15 (13.5%)
*DMFS 20 (18%)
**CVA 9(8.1%)
Sepsis 15 (13.5%)
≠ TDHS 3 (2.8%)
  1. *diabetes mellitus foot syndrome,
  2. **cerebrovascular accident,
  3. ≠ tropical diabetes hand syndrome